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A daily photo south of Scottburgh gives an indication of what the points might be doing on the South Coast. The photo guy waits for a wave to break for best view of ambient swell.



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Russ
0 #912 wed thur friRuss 2018-04-18 06:44
That swell from the south came in but unfortunately it came up against a nasty NE
Its really messy this morning
Best just go to work
Wind remains light so take a look late morning as the tide settles in
Could be the odd peak here and there

High – 05h00 / 17h15
Low – 11h10

The SW squeezes and nearly pops a vein early Thursday morning.
Cant see too much happening early
Try the more protected spots as she settles in for the day

High – 05h35 / 17h55
Low – 11h45

It’s a 50/50 call for anything on Friday morning
We need an offshore to clean matters up
Could be something as the tide drains if there is otherwise expect a leftover southerly bowl of porridge
It looks like a race between wind and tide once again as another NE makes its way in late morning

High – 06h10 / 18h30
Low – 12h35

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe

cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #911 mon tues wedRuss 2018-04-16 06:29
Absolute peachy conditions this morning
Offshore 4ft on the sets and a few decent lines out there
Open faced beaches are struggling slightly with the angle of the swell but here are few out there if you wait for them
Points are also struggling with no sand around to connect the dots
But definitely worth a paddle before the onshore konks it this arvo

Low – 10h05
High – 16h10

Expect wobbly onshore conditions for Tuesday unless we get a nice healthy offshore into it
It’s a 50/50 call
Onshore due to remain fresh all day
Cant see too much happening though

The only sign of swell is a strong 6ft 16sec wave period moving up from the south

Low – 10h35
High – 04h30 / 16h45

The offshore really needs to get into the swell to clean it up.
Once again it’s a 50/50 call but take a look.
Swell may be a bit mixed
Winds remain light for most of the day so maybe later in the morning as the tides settles


Low – 11h10
High – 05h00 / 17h15

Have a good done
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
+1 #910 fri sat sunRuss 2018-04-13 06:09
Its been a sad week for surf and unfortunately it continues through today
The Devil wind still looms and its as ugly as the chick I scooped in the dark in the back of my mates combi back in my army days
Close your eyes and do your thing

Low – 08h35
High – 14h40

An early southerly is due to pop on staurday morning
Onshore swell direction up against a fresh southerly. Not a pretty combinations
Remember that point road special. Well this is her ugly sister who has just arrived back from the docks after an all nighter
Best wait for her to pass out and see what teasers has to offer later as wind and tide settle in

Low – 09h05
High – 15h10

Aaahhhh …now Sunday is looking peachy and sweet. Its going to be like spanking a nice plump round apple
Light offshore to clean up conditions.
Draining tide and light southerly predicted for the day
Small at around 3-4ft but there should be something on at most spots.

Low – 09h35
High – 15h40



Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #909 wed thur friRuss 2018-04-11 06:24
Its sideways this morning after yesterdays SW pasting
Looks like the rivers have the squirts as well. Water colour is a bit off with the odd floater cruising past
Looks like its between those man made things again for the day

Low – 07h30
High – 13h35

No break between winds for Thursday as the NE is due to take an almight swing at us early.
Don’t expect much. The only positive is that we need it to clean up the water conditions

Low – 08h05
High – 14h10

The NE starts to drop off for Friday but still hangs around for most of the day
It’s a scratch for the day

Low – 08h35
High – 14h40

Another SW due to slam us early on Saturday. This has not been the best week for surf that’s for sure

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe

cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #908 mon tues wedRuss 2018-04-09 06:08
Not a promising outlook for waves this week as winds grind away in opposite direction for most of it

We have an offshore this morning however it already has the onshore warpiness to it.
The odd peak here and there however its going to be race to get something before the NE peppers us soon


Neaps to start the week

Low – 05h30 / 17h10
High – 10h10


A bit of an offshore early Tuesday but not enough to clean up Mondays NE mess
SW is due to swing in early so expect it to look like a point road special after a night out with a crew of chinese sailors
Best catch up with some work for the day

Low – 06h30 / 18h55
High – 12h40

Southerly continues to remain fresh all of Wednesday
Some 6ft plus swell due to move in from the south however its wind swept at most spots
Look like dirt bin the call if desperate

Low – 07h30
High – 13h35

Its back to a fresh NE caning for Thursday and friday

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
Cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #907 FRII SAT SUNRuss 2018-04-06 06:12
CONDITIONS ARE CRACKING
ITS OFFSHORE 3-4FT CRISP AND RUNNING
A PEACH OF A DAY WITH LIGHT WINDS ALL DAY
GET ON IT


MOVE INTO NEAPS

HIGH – 06H40 / 18H55
LOW – 12H50

SATURDAY MORNING IS LOOKING PEACHY ONCE AGAIN
EXPECT A MODERATE ONSHORE LATER SO GRAB WHAT YOU CAN IN THE AM

HIGH – 07H10 / 19H30
LOW – 13H25

A FRESH SW PUTS AN END TO A RUN OF WAVES WE HAVE HAD ALL WEEK ON SUNDAY
SHE IS DUE TO POP EARLY
TAKE A LOOK AT THE MORE PROTECTED SPOTS FOR A SESSION
IT’S A ONE DAY SOUTHERLY. IT MAY EVEN DO US A FAVOUR AND SWING OUT TO SEA BEFORE REACHING US

HIGH – 08H00
LOW – 14H20

HAVE A GOOD ONE
KEEP IT SIMPLE / KEEP IT CLEAN

BE SAFE
CHEERS
 
 
Russ
+2 #906 wed thur friRuss 2018-04-04 06:15
When I go outside to check conditions and I start to get a chubby then you must know the conditions and very lukka
3-4ft on the sets, crisp and clean
Tide is draining and it can only improve
Light offshore with a light to moderate onshore later
Waves all day

High – 05h30 / 17h55
Low – 11h50

It’s a carbon copy for Thursday
Waves all day


High – 06h10 / 18h25
Low – 12h20

And again on Friday morning before the onshore gets up a bit more in the arvo


High – 06h40 / 18h55
Low – 12h50

Short and sweet and a treat
Get on it
I am

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #905 mon tues wedRuss 2018-04-02 06:43
A great day for the beach yesterday. Waves for most of it

We have a bit of a pop of an nasty NE towards the latter part of this morning
It looks like it has already started to do a bit of damage out at sea. Very wobbly broken up conditions
It may also just be the tide. Lets hope it will improve as it starts to drain
Best grab what you can now before it gets boned

High – 04h45 / 17h00
Low – 10h55

An early offshore will hopefully clean up the onshore buckle
Its deep early so don’t expect much
We have a small window for something around mid morning before the SW lets go a ripper once again around the latter part of the morning
Looks like a bit of a 4ft at 14sec pulse moving up from the south
Its one of the one dayers so it may just swing right past


High – 05h15 / 17h30
Low – 11h25

Deep early on Wednesday with a southerly crinkle in it
Its once again wait for it to drain to find anything as swell as wave period start to go limp
Another NE due to give us a left hook around late morning
Its grab what you can if you see it

High – 05h45 / 18h00
Low – 11h50

These changing of the baton type of winds over these three days isn’t really helping matters
All we can hope for is that they don’t materialise and swing right past
It will be three days of fun in the sun if they do

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #904 fri sat sunRuss 2018-03-30 06:48
Not quite what was expected this morning
More negative than positive but lets try and turn that around shall we
It looks like that southerly for yesterday nipped it and held it in and has decided to let one go today
It’s small and a a bit buckled and really needs to settle and hopefully will with the tide
If she lifts a cheek and lets one go then its off to the more protected spots we go.
If not then its scratch around on whats available out front

springs

Low – 09h20
High – 15h25

Light southerly early Saturday moderating later
Small but fun at most spots all day

Low – 09h55
High – 16h00

Light offshore will clean up conditions for Sunday
3-4ft at most spots. Grab what you can in the morning before the devil wind gets into it n the arvo

Low – 10h30
High – 04h15 / 16h30

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #903 wed thur friRuss 2018-03-28 06:46
I have nothing for you this morning
Its kukka poo after yesterdays grinding NE
Close your eyes and go to work
NE is due to get it up again today
Not as hard as yesterday but enough to give it lame limp poo junk status

Low – 08h05
High – 14h10

Expect similar conditions for Thursday morning
Cross offshore winds should start to clean matters up slightly
I would say take a look around mid to late morning for something
Theres a small window between this time and around 14h00 before a southerly bends over lets go a squeaker
It’s a small wet one. Doesn’t do much except cause a bit of discomfort

Low – 08h45
High – 14h50

Now Friday is looking like a lukka day to pull that sicky. Oh no wait you donthave to. It’s a holiday
Offshore winds, 3-4ft at 14secs, light southerly for the rest of the day
Yup it’s a treat

Low – 09h20
High – 15h25

Have a good one
Keep it simple
Keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #902 mon tues wedRuss 2018-03-26 06:21
Firstly I need to apologise to those who revolved the weekends decisions on my last report
The winds had me and many other bamboozled
But it was all positive as there were waves Friday Saturday and Sunday

And waves again this morning
Its small at around 3ft but there a few nice sliders squeezing through on the sets
Light southerly this morning swinging light to moderate SE later so it looks like waves for most of the day

Low – 05h25 / 18h25
High – 11h55

The NE is due to swat us early Tuesday morning but there again we have had a few surprises lately
A healthy swell and wave period coming in from the east at 4-6ft at 18secs
Its around for two to three days so expect that NE to swing in
It’s a 50/50 cal for an early one

Low – 07h05
High – 13h20

Due to be a bit bumpy and wobbly on Wednesday as the NE continues through for most of the day
Swell and wave period still around.
Could be something if we get a land breeze. We live in hope

Low – 08h05
High – 14h10


Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe

cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #901 fri sat sunRuss 2018-03-23 06:36
4-5ft out there this morning
Its rideable but very selective with peaks shifting in different directions
Grab what you can before the NE porks it around mid morning

Neaps the weekend

High – 07h05 / 19h30
Low – 13h20

Light cross offshore winds for Saturday with a 4-5ft swell at 12secs still hanging around
Winds remain light for most of the morning.
May be a bit unsettled early. Best wait for tide to drain slightly before taking a look.
Light to moderate onshore later in the arvo

High – 07h55
Low – 14h15

It’s a 50/50 call for something along the open faced beaches on Sunday as another southerly moves up the coast
Could be something if it holds back otherwise its straight to those spots under cover
Slight drop in swell and wave period but not that much
Moderate to fresh SW all day

High – 09h30
Low – 16h10

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe

cheers
 
 
Russ
0 #900 wed thur friRuss 2018-03-21 06:13
A light land breeze has cleaned up yesterdays onshore peppering and its look ok for a session
3-4ft out back. Still a bit deep and selective but there are a few
Best grab what you can before the southerly porks us around mid morning

High – 05h50 / 18h05
Low – 12h00

Southerly continues to remain fresh all through Thursday
Best take a look at the more protected spots for a session
Early morning high is a boner though

High – 06h25 / 18h40
Low – 12h35

Southerly blows itself out by Friday
May be a bit of a leftover southerly crumple in the swell
Should settle as the tide drains
It’s a race between wind and tide as the NE starts to swing back the bat and takes a swat at us around mid to late morning

High – 07h05 / 19h25
Low – 13h20

Have a good one
Keep it simple / keep it clean
Be safe
cheers
 
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